I have a definite fondness for pomelo. It feels like a magnified citrus – everything enlarged. Thicker skin, larger segments that break up into lots of tiny juice-filled strands.
After checking into our hotel in Bangkok, we were ravenous and popped to a place we had spotted round the corner for lunch.
It’s taken me a long time to get around to it, but I think the moment’s right to talk about som tam.
More specifically, som tam Thai.
A visit to Pattaya’s Thepprasit Road weekend night market recently saw us return laden with (too many) bags of food for dinner, including this salad.
Yum Pla Duk Fu translates roughly as crispy/fluffy fish spicy salad.